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  One of the greatest Tamil poets of all time, Subramania Bharati died in poverty. He gained enormous fame after his death, and there was an unprecedented popular demand to nationalize his writings. This is the story of the battle for copyright over a writer’s work in a newly independent country. Who Owns that Song?...

The expectations of widowhood did not sit well with Ayesha[Gayatri Devi]. Her mother [Indira Devi, maharani of Cooch Behar] had shunned all conventions when Jit[Indira Devi’s husband, the maharaja of Cooch Behar] died, rejecting any notion of living the austere life of a widow, such as renouncing worldly pleasures,...

This is an excerpt from the book The House of Jaipur: The Inside Story of India’s Most Glamorous Royal Family by John Zubrzycki.   Today nothing remains of one of Calcutta’s most glamorous residences. Built-in classical East India Company style, with Ionic columns and encircled by deep verandas, Woodlands was...

This is an extract from Pankaj Mishra’s book Bland Fanatics: Liberals, Race, and Empire Pankaj Mishra is the acclaimed author of seven books of fiction and non-fiction including, most recently, Age of Anger, winner of the Tata Literature Live! Non-fiction Book Award and a New York Times notable book.   The Culture...

                  ग्रेग चैपल के साथ वो सात दिन ‘तो आजकल तुम ऑस्ट्रेलिया की रंगीन रातों का लुत्फ उठा रहे हो?’ ग्रेग चैपल ने अपनी...

This is an excerpt from Sunil Gangopadhyay’s Blood translated by Debali Mookerjea-Leonard published by Juggernaut in 2020. Sunil Gangopadhyay is one of Bengal’s best-loved and most acclaimed writers. He won the Sahitya Akademi Award for his novel Those Days. He died in 2012. The translator Debali Mookerjea-Leonard...

This is an excerpt from Sagarika Ghose’s book ‘Indira: India’s Most Powerful Prime Minister’ published by Juggernaut in 2018. Sagarika Ghose is an award-winning journalist, news anchor, columnist and author. She is the author of two novels, ‘The Gin Drinkers’ and ‘Blind Faith’.   Between 1972 and the declaration...

This is an extract from the upcoming book ‘How to Google a Childhood Friend’ by Kanishka Gupta. The book will be published by Juggernaut and will be out in 2021.  Kanishka Gupta is a literary agent, author, consultant and publishing commentator. He is the founder of Writer’s Side, the largest literary agency...

शोध के आधार पर एक नई मनोवैज्ञानिक बीमारी सामने आई है- सेल्फ़ाईटिस. सेल्फ़ाईटिस यानि सेल्फ़ी लेनी की अनियंत्रित चाहत. दुनिया...

हम सभी इस शब्द, “टाइम मैनेजमेंट ” के बारे में सुनते हुए ही बड़े हुए हैं। हजारों पुस्तकें एवं लेख हैं जो टाइम मैनेजमेंट से...